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Event: Locavore Frank Serpico in Saugerties, March 31

via Watershed Post

Yep, we know — Serpico is not associated with heirloom tomatoes. But in fact the former NYPD whistleblower has been leading a quiet upstate New York life for many years, and is participating this weekend in an event at the relatively new Saugerties Performing Arts Factory.

Reports the Watershed Post: “‘Against the Grain,’ will showcase the foodie side of some of the area’s most noteworthy nonconformists. For the premiere, she’s picked a winner: Frank Serpico, the onetime undercover officer for the NYPD whose uncompromising honesty got him into such a dramatic peck of trouble back in the 1970s that his story was made into a movie starring Al Pacino.”

They’ll be taping a segment, viewable at greenpeastv.com, in front of a live audience, while Serpico and his cohort prepare gnocchi and stracciatella soup.

Tickets are $75 and must be purchased in advance. Call 845.246.SPAF (7723).

Category: Events, Food, Saugerties, Ulster County

By: lisa | 30 March 2012 03:00 PM | 2 Comments

2 Responses

  1. whatsthebigidea says:

    Forgot to mention the locally grown menu prepared by Bob Turner, Ellie Markovitch and Noel Conklin of Chefs Consortium (http://www.whatsthebigidea.com).

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